Arts & Culture
Canoga Park is home to a vibrant art scene, with multiple galleries and local festivals. Explore them and get inspired by the talented artists that call this area home.
You’ll also want to visit the Canoga Park Youth Arts Center, which offers arts classes and workshops for children 6-17 years old. This nonprofit organization has a team of educators who bring innovative arts programming to the community. They work with children to develop their artistic skills while encouraging social interaction.
Museums & History
If you’d like to learn more about Canoga Park’s rich history, check out the Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. This museum features a number of exhibits that cover various periods in the community’s history, from the Chumash Indian days to farming and the aerospace industry. You can find photos, documents, yearbooks, and other items that will help you learn about Canoga Park’s unique heritage.
The Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Preserve is a wonderful place to get lost in nature and experience some of Southern California’s incredible natural beauty. With trails that lead to stunning vistas and the chance to see a variety of animals, this 225-acre nature preserve is an ideal place to go for hiking or bird watching.
Dining & Drinking
One of LA’s top sushi spots, Go’s Mart is a must-visit when in Canoga Park. They serve up some of the best nigiri and sashimi in town, but they also have plenty of other tasty food options to choose from.
8one8 Craft Brewery has been serving up quality craft brews to Canoga Park and the surrounding community since 2015. The brewery’s on-site tasting room is lively and fun, offering a range of flavors that you won’t find anywhere else in town.
Beaches & Waterways
Canoga Park is just a short drive from some of the most beautiful beaches in Southern California. The area’s beaches are less popular than those on the west coast, but they offer gorgeous views and a chance to relax.
The best way to get a close-up view of dolphins and whales is to take a boat tour. There are a number of companies that offer tours in and around Canoga Park, so you’ll be sure to find one that fits your budget and schedule.
Surfing & Sailing
Canoga Park’s coastal location makes it the perfect place to take in some of the best surfing and sailing opportunities in the region. The Los Angeles Harbor is just minutes away, and you can get aboard a boat to catch some waves. You’ll be sure to see some amazing sights while you’re out on the water, and you can even go for a swim if it’s not too hot.